Ottawa East Branch (OEB) is hosting a session on “HELPING CAREGIVERS TO NEGOTIATE  THE SYSTEM FOR SENIOR CARE” (English) – 29 May 2018

The Ottawa East Branch (OEB) is pleased to present a session on “HELPING CAREGIVERS TO NEGOTIATE  THE SYSTEM FOR SENIOR CARE”.

It will be presented by: Beverlee McIntosh.


· What are your family goals/ values for the quality of life for frail elderly family members?

· Learn what is available under OHIP and what services can be purchased

· When is it time to consider a nursing home?

· Is power of attorney really necessary?

Presenter: Beverlee McIntosh is a retired social worker who worked in Geriatric Medicine and Rehabilitation for over 25 years.  She is a director on the Social Work in Ageing and Gerontology Advisory in Ottawa and is a volunteer on the Board of Directors for the Funeral Co-operative of Ottawa as well as a volunteer speaker for the Alzheimer’s Society of Ottawa, speaking to caregivers who are caring for someone with dementia.  She will share information that can help caregivers to plan ahead and to access the right services at the right time for frail elderly.

If you have specific questions or topics send them to us BEFORE the meeting so they are answered.

When: Tuesday 29 May 2018


  • Registration: 5:00 pm by Friday 25 May 2018
  • Light Snacks and Beverages: 5 - 5:30 pm
  • Presentation: 5:30– 6:30 pm and Questions

Where: PIPSC Office, 250 Tremblay Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 3J8

Invitees: PIPSC OEB members and one (1) guest a spouse/partner – No children please

Registration by email to: OEB@PIPSC.CA by Friday May 25, 2018

Subject Line: Helping Caregivers to Negotiate the System for Senior Care

Details required:

  • Department (eg CBSA, SSC…):
  • Work Address:
  • Phone number:
  • Bringing a Guest: Y/N
  • PIPSC membership number

Please note that space is limited so if you have to cancel, notify us immediately as there will be a waitlist due to the popularity of these events.

Parking is available and free after 5pm to the left of the front door.